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Woman severs tongue of would-be rapist

Published: 06 Sep 2011 07:53 GMT+02:00
Updated: 06 Sep 2011 07:53 GMT+02:00

A man who is suspected of trying to rape a 21-year-old woman in an apartment in Malmö over the weekend was left nursing a partially severed tongue as his would-be victim fought back.

The woman was at home in her apartment in the early hours of Sunday morning when the doorbell rang. She opened the door to find a middle-aged man who then forced his way in, according to the local Skånskan daily.

The man is reported to have told the young woman in broken English that he wanted to be her "friend" and proceeded to force himself on her, taking a stranglehold on her neck.

But when the man tried to kiss the woman she bit hard on his tongue, severing the tip.

"He is bleeding profusely and in the end he gives up. According to the woman he is furious and he kicks her before he leaves the apartment," Anders Lindell at Malmö police told the newspaper.

The woman later passed out from the shock and when she came to was able to call friends for help and support.

The police have classified the incident as attempted murder and attempted rape.

According to the woman the man is aged 35-40-years-old with short, black hair, brown eyes and ugly teeth.

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08:50 September 6, 2011 by Tysknaden
Don't let those xenophobic people brainwash you! This woman, who severly attacked a migrant, was possibly SD. We cannot rule out this a hundred percent. At least - there is no proof, she will never become a SD voter!

A witness will bring clearing up, most likely: In an infamous way, she tried to practice mutilation on a desperate and lonely man, who came for his daily hug - in a cold and racist society. Possibly, she wasn't even a virgin!

This man's blood will be a never healing scar on the collective conscience of all upright Swedes - and an eternal stain of Swedens history.

This man came for a little sign of love, to protect his soul from freezing to death. All what was given to him, was no dentist and a severed tongue... Maybe, he will never be able to integrate, to become assimilated, because his severed tongue destroys all his hope for having a career as a politician.
09:30 September 6, 2011 by bolababu
@ Tysknaden, o please shut the hell up, you already jumped on this one for breakfast huh? ..too easy to spot a redneck this days, we read everyday about Swedish phaedophiles molesting children both home and abroad while pretending to be missionaries and charity workers so just shut up. Fact here is a stupid middle-aged man committed a crime and he should be brought to justice.
09:40 September 6, 2011 by Tysknaden
@bolabu: If those childlovers would only marry their victims!
09:59 September 6, 2011 by occassional
Good! Bet he is thorry about it now.
11:55 September 6, 2011 by jacquelinee
hahahahahahhahahah Ith lookth tho good on him. Thood keep hith panth up and hith tongue would sthill be ok.
11:57 September 6, 2011 by sjuttiosjusköterskorpåsjukhuset
It's too bad she wasn't able to bite his tongue completely off. Had she waited a little longer she could've taken a slash at "something a little farther down." I do hope this poor victim is recovering. Malmö was such a peaceful community back in the 1970s when I was there. It now sounds like a hell hole. I am afraid to even visit Sweden today.
12:35 September 6, 2011 by Svensksmith
I think I am in love.
14:08 September 6, 2011 by Rishonim
I am surprised our beloved justice system hasn't issued an arrest warrant for the woman for acting to violently towards the rapist.
14:19 September 6, 2011 by wxman
Although this would be rapist is not identified explicitly, let's see what we know. This occurred in Malmo, he spoke broken English and has black hair, brown eyes and ugly teeth. You don't have to be Sherlock Holmes to get to the bottom of this one. BTW, xenophobia literally translates as "fear of foreigners". Seems perfectly justified to me.
14:25 September 6, 2011 by oceanbnd
Are you kidding me?? Someone actually feels "sorry" for this RAPIST? I could go to the other extreme here, but I say hang him high in the nearest tree and be done with that dingbat. Why should your criminal system have to deal with this idiot? People, wake up or get walked on!
14:26 September 6, 2011 by AlecInEngland
Comment removed by The Local for breach of our terms.
14:28 September 6, 2011 by Rishonim

he spoke broken English and has black hair, brown eyes and ugly teeth. That could be any French man ;-)
15:41 September 6, 2011 by driveby_poster
He should be grateful it was only his tongue she bit off.
16:06 September 6, 2011 by soultraveler3
Good for her for being able to fend him off. I hope she can recover from this event soon.

I have to wonder why she opened her door, in the middle of the night to a strange man she didn't know. That just doesn't sound like a good idea, especially if you're alone and with the stories about guys here in Sweden pushing doors open to rape people.

I never open the door to people I don't know unless I'm expecting a package or something. That's because growing up I lived in a neighborhood where groups of people would drive up in a van, split up and go knocking on all the doors trying to sell stupid stuff all the time. It was annoying but getting in the habit of not opening the door to unexpected strangers probably isn't a bad thing.
16:18 September 6, 2011 by Migga
The man wasn`t only 35-40-years-old with short, black hair, brown eyes and ugly teeth. He was also black.

Why censor this? The police has gone out with that information. Most other newspapers have released it. But not here? Why?

Just tell it how it is and it`s up to the public to decide what it means. The gate-keeping effect and filtering that some newspapers use is horrid. In a mature society it`s not up to the state or media to make the call what the public should know or not. Let it all out and let the public take stand.

Why risk that this guy will get away by not giving the entire description? You wanna help him get away so he can attack another woman or child?

Also, the police consider this an attempted murder. Not only rape.
16:46 September 6, 2011 by tucsondon
"According to the woman the man is aged 35-40-years-old with short, black hair, brown eyes, ugly teeth and SPEAKS WITH A PRONOUNCED LISP.
16:48 September 6, 2011 by Claudiadnp
Hope I have the guts to do that, should the need ever arise! I would prefer biting off something other than the tongue of this loser!
17:17 September 6, 2011 by bramblebush
I wonder if this criminal would get deported once he has served is prison time? I wonder, does Sweden ever deport immigrant criminals?
17:17 September 6, 2011 by TxnByBrth
Instead of biting off the tongue of a would-be murder/rapists, finding him, arresting him, and then have him face his charges in court (with all the associated costs), having the evidence (missing part of tongue) then convict him and then him going to prison, where he cost your government more to keep him...it would have been better had the woman pulled her 9mm or .40 caliber handgun, aimed exactly at the zipper on his trousers and squeezed off the first round, and when he grabbed the place where his penis and family jewels used to be, squeezed off a double-tap, center torso. Result: justice delivered instantly at virtually no additional cost to the community, another rapist/murderer removed from society preventing him from raping or murdering his next victim..."It's A Texas Thing...We Don't Call 911"
19:04 September 6, 2011 by SD Lurker
As in the States, I see the spines of Swedish politicians and the press have turned to "yelly".
19:48 September 6, 2011 by Iraniboy

You need help!

If this girl should hate immigrants and support SD because an immigrant rape her, then families of all those in Norway massacre should support Alqaida and hate Scandinavians!! This is not true! We should not take ethical and religious resposible for what one person does. Oh sorry I forgot when it comes to Europeans it is a lone idiot man but when it comes to non-Europeans it is a country, sometimes even a continent!
20:05 September 6, 2011 by Tysknaden
I am sorry for sympathizing with a woman. Racist, I am.
20:17 September 6, 2011 by westbubblef
Why would she let him in the house after looking through the peephole and not knowing who he was? In the middle of the night once a man rang my doorbell and I said " who is it" .. He said " a friend".. I NEVER opened that door, made sure all the locks and chain was up and went right back to sleep. Somehow I wasnt that curious to know who was knocking on my door and that I was not waiting for.
20:23 September 6, 2011 by zooeden
Way to go Girl!!!!
21:33 September 6, 2011 by Iraniboy

Nobody become racist for sympathizing with a woman. You're just fooling yourself if you think your support of that girl is the problem in your comment!
21:37 September 6, 2011 by ironman294
what a sucker, you go girl, you show those parasites to society who is boss. But never ever open your door to strangers,e specially withouta chain on your door secured.
21:39 September 6, 2011 by Grokh
what kind of sick person knocks on someones door and tries to rape them? there is absolutely no excuse for what the guy did .

dont politicize this crap, its because of people politicizing stuff like this that insane people like him walk away free until he finally kills someone.

a person that does something like that cannot be allowed to walk the streets ever.
21:56 September 6, 2011 by johnoleson
I thought self defense in Sweden was a hate crime. I have to admire a woman who is able to put aside her "education" and lash out in a self protection instead of waiting for a political committee decide what the "safest" mode of action should be.
22:54 September 6, 2011 by Authentica
@ Rishonim:

Hahahaha you deduced that from the fact that he tried to french-kiss her?
21:08 September 7, 2011 by planet.sweden
08:50 September 6, 2011 by @Tysknaden

I despair, why is it that every black commentator on this form seems to be as deranged and delusional as Robert Mugabe? Anyone who has ever wondered about why Africa is in the state it is in could do worse than turn to this forum where the root psychological causes of Africa's under-development, crime, brutality, wars and poverty are laid bare for all to see, @Tsyknaden being a strong case in point.

There really in no hope for them.
23:09 September 7, 2011 by johnoleson
Maybe it is a point not readily translated from English to Swedish but @Tysknaden is clearly using sarcasm to push his point that Swedish society, in the name of equity and fairness, doesn't properly address crime committed by its non native citizens.
18:25 September 8, 2011 by benraph
@ Tysknaden

Your comment is not only deeply disturbing, it could also be seen as encouraging a crime. I ask The Local to trace your IP and hand over the details to the Police. With your comment, you show you are a danger to women and society in General.
22:07 September 8, 2011 by johnoleson

Go for it benraph. For what Tysknaden said in the comment section, he could be facing some serious time behind bars. They could house him with others like him, such as murderers, rapists, terrorists, thieves, and people who insult gays or people from the middle east.
16:22 September 9, 2011 by graceolsson
I would be happy if I could read the new SHE CUT OFF HIS TONGUE.

Unfortunately, I don´t read it as a concrete new...is it a bullshit?


who are you? by my point of view you´re danger to society in general. Or perhaps, a frustrated man who was abandoned, in a lonely night and until now...you do not know how can go on....

MY advice is it: a therapist before the police catchs you.
21:24 September 9, 2011 by bcterry
18:25 September 8, 2011 by benraph

@ Tysknaden

Your comment is not only deeply disturbing, it could also be seen as encouraging a crime. I ask The Local to trace your IP and hand over the details to the Police. With your comment, you show you are a danger to women and society in General. "

I find it "deeply disturbing" that anyone could not see the tongue in cheek sarcasm in Tysknaden's comments.

I found them to be right on point, and hilarious at the same time.
18:10 September 10, 2011 by suckfist
In addition to biting tongues, she must have bit hard on some politically correct blue pills that kept her from seeing the danger of opening her door to such a man.
19:57 September 11, 2011 by Warpigs
This is my first time I have visited the site. I have now registered and logged in.

Seems to me, that there may be trolls about. Where are the bleedin moderators?

Remember people. Don't feed the troll :-)
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